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Slavic philology and languages (General)

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  • Case in Russianby Alexandra Beytenbrat

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    This volume presents an analysis of Russian case from a sign-oriented perspective. The study was inspired by William Diver?s analysis of Latin case and follows the spirit of the Columbia School of linguistics. The fundamental premise that underlies this volume is that language is a communicative tool shaped by human behavior.In this study, case is... more...

  • The Chain of Being and Having in Slavicby Steven J. Clancy

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00

    The complex diachronic and synchronic status of the concepts be and have can be understood only with consideration of their full range of constructions and functions. Data from modern Slavic languages (Russian, Czech, Polish, Bulgarian) provides a window into zero copulas, non-verbal have expressions, and verbal constructions. From the perspective... more...

  • Coding the Hypotheticalby Jane F. Hacking

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    Conditionals encode speculation. They convey how events could have been different in the past or present, or might be different in the future if particular conditions had been or will be met. While all languages afford the means to speculate or hypothesize about possible events, the ways in which they do so vary. This work explores some of this variation... more...

  • Colloquial Croatianby Celia Hawkesworth

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Croatian provides a step-by-step course in Croatian as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Croatian in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language... more...

  • Colloquial Serbianby Celia Hawkesworth

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Serbian: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Serbian as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed... more...

  • Completion, Volume 2/Part 1by Jindrich Toman; Stephen Rudy

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 224.00

    The present volume, the ninth in the series, continues De Gruyter Mouton's project of completing Roman Jakobson's Selected Writings . It covers the period between 1916 and 1943, offering texts that have not been reprinted since their original appearance. The range of genres is considerable - linguistic and literary studies are flanked... more...

  • Current Studies in Slavic Linguisticsby Irina Kor Chahine

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 149.00

    The paper presents a research tool for studying semantic change and polysemy patterns in Russian adjectives and adverbs. It is based on a corpus analysis of high-freqency polysemous units. For each of them we describe the meanings it can have, assign to each meaning a corresponding taxonomic class, identify types of semantic shifts between individual... more...

  • Da! A Practical Guide to Russian Grammarby Tatiana Filosofova; Marion Sporing

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Da! A Practical Guide to Russian Grammar is a concise and contemporary combined reference grammar and workbook for intermediate-level students, and is ideal for use both in the classroom and for self-study. The book contains clear explanations of the core areas of Russian grammar. Each point is illustrated with examples of contemporary language... more...

  • Descriptive Grammar of Pashto and its Dialectsby Anne David; Claudia Brugman

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Spoken by as many as 50 million people in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Pashto comprises a range of widely diverging varieties. The Center for Advanced Study of Language Pashto Grammar provides a description of the language that is supported by examples presented in native orthography, Roman transcription, morpheme-by-morpheme glossing, and... more...

  • Die slavischen Sprachen / The Slavic Languages. Halbband 2by Sebastian Kempgen

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 517.00

    The present second volume completes the handbook Die slavischen Sprachen "The Slavic languages. Ein internationales Handbuch zu ihrer Struktur, ihrer Geschichte und ihrer Erforschung. An International Handbook of their History, their Structure and their Investigation". While the general conception is continued, the present volume now contains... more...